Nowadays, the international trade has become more and more thriving, and the need for exchanging goods has become higher as well. There are many means of transport such as road transport, rail transport, maritime transport, air transport. Each type of transport has a specific advantage. Maritime transport has the advantages over other means of transports because it can carry the bulky cargoes; quantities of goods with a lower price.
Maritime transport is still being assuredly transported about 80 % quantities of goods in the international trade. In addition, since transportation by container has been developing in maritime transport, the outstanding features of maritime transport by container have made customers around the world who are finding themselves to maritime transport as though a safe solution, economy and the most effect on the international trade.
Standing in front of the tendency and the needs of maritime transport operation by container, therefore; the establishment of container ports is very imperative, it will be strongly served for load/unload organization, the import-export merchandise exchanging by container. In the same situation, some harbors that specialized in load/unload container have been established in Vietnam, and Vietnam International Container Terminals (VICT) Port is one of the most important port in Vietnam.
VICT port has recently awarded with ''Emerging Container Terminal" Award by Lloyd's List Maritime Asia, a prestigious magazine specialized in shipping and maritime related issues such as port operation and management. To have a general view about business operations in the port, I chose the topic: "Organization of receiving vessel and the process of exchanging import-export containers in VICT port.".
II. General Introduction of Vietnam International Container Terminals (VICT).
2.1 The background of the company.
2.1.1 The history of the company.
Nowadays, the international trade has become more and more thriving and the need for exchanging goods has become higher as well.